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Criminal – Post-Conviction Motion – Ineffective Assistance (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court dismisses a federal inmate’s motion for post-conviction relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 based on alleged constitutionally ineffective assistance of counsel. Defendant first asserts that counsel should have done more investigation before advising him to plead guilty. He asserts that counsel should have filed certain pretrial motions, including motions seeking the ...

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